In the past biologists would group organisms based solely on their physical appearance. Using complete sentences explain why you put each organism where you did on the cladogram.
The resulting cladogram should look something like the one shown below with or without the vertical time axis and horizontal of shared characteristics.
Cladogram worksheet pdf. Which organism is most related to the bird on this. Making cladograms 6 key to the cladogram. Use the cladogram below to answer the questions on the backside of this worksheet i can read and analyze cladograms.
Making cladograms http www indiana edu ensiweb home html cladograms are diagrams which depict the. You can use this to make an overhead for subsequent class discussion. On the cladogram above add traits that make the organisms different from each other like we did on.
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Sometimes a cladogram is called a phylogenetic tree though technically there are minor differences between the two. Evolution nature of science institutes ensi sensi lesson plan. Some of the worksheets displayed are fill out the following character mark an x if an making cladograms background and procedures phylogeny how to make a cladogram cladogram work key cladogram work name period readx x xx x xx x x xx x x x xjunebugs x x x x x xshell practice problems creating cladograms based on the ensisensi lesson.
Each letter represents a derived characteristic. 5 16 2014 5 10 00 pm company. Molecularly one could look at the number of mutations in a common strand of.
What trait separates amphibians from primates on this cladogram. Charisa moore created date. What separates rabbits and primates from crocodiles on this cladogram.
How to make a cladogram adapted from ensi sensi lesson plan. Biologically one could use anatomical features behavior or molecular similarities and differences in constructing a cladogram. Match the letter to its characteristic.
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